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6 Ways to Watch and Listen to the 6 Music Festival

If you can't make it to Glasgow, never fear, there are many ways to watch and listen. Enjoy the very best of the festival across the weekend on your TV, Red Button, computer, mobile or tablet.

Experience 3 days of extraordinary live music, interviews, DJ mixes, poetry and comedy from the 6 Music Festival in Glasgow.

1. Watch Live

On the live stream from the 6 Music Festival website including Depeche Mode's return to Barrowlands on Sunday evening.

The stream will be available to watch live at the following times:

6:45pm on Friday with live sets from Future Islands, Sparks and Goldfrapp.

5:15pm on Saturday with live sets from Loyle Carner, Thundercat, Songhoy Blues and Bonobo.

9pm on Sunday with Depeche Mode live from Barrowlands. A rare intimate gig in a venue they last played way back in 1984.

Highlights from a range of other performances will be added to the live stream throughout the weekend. Keep an eye on the 6 Music Festival website for updates.

2. On the Red Button

You can then relive the excitement with a selection of highlights from the weekend, which will play on a loop on red button at the following times:

Wednesday 29th March: 00:00 - 20:15 Shins & Grandaddy. 20:15 - 23:59 Belle & Sebastian.

Thursday 30th March: 00:00 - 15:45 - Belle & Sebastian. 20:15 - 23:59 The Jesus and Mary Chain

Friday 31st March: 00:00 - 15:50 - The Jesus and Mary Chain. 20:15 - 23:59 Sparks

Saturday 1st April: 00:00 - 08:40 - Sparks

Tuesday 11th April: 21:00 - 23:59 - Sleaford Mods

Wednesday 12th April: 00:00 - 19:00 - Bonobo

Thursday 13th April: 00:00 - 09:15 - Loyle Carner. 12:00 - 19:15 - Loyle Carner

Friday 14th April: 00:45 - 09:15 Ride. 11:50 - 14:35 - Ride. 17:30 - 18:00 Ride

Saturday 15th April: 04:20 - 06:50 - Ride

*these listings are subject to change*

To go interactive, simply press the red button on your remote control at any time. Find out more about using the red button.

3. On TV

BBC Two Scotland

Sat 25 Mar 2017 10.30pm Highlights Part 1 Including key music moments from the first night of the festival at the O2 Academy and iconic Barrowland. Performances include Goldfrapp, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Sparks and Ride.

Fri 31 Mar 2017 11.05pm Highlights Part 2 Including key music moments from across the three days at the O2 Academy and iconic Barrowland. Including performances from Belle and Sebastian, The Shins, Grandaddy, Honeyblood, Loyle Carner and many more.

BBC Four

Sun 26 Mar 2017 9pm Highlights Highlights from the first two nights of BBC Radio 6 Music held in Glasgow this year. Tonight's show includes key music moments from the 02 Academy and the iconic Barrowlands and includes performances from Goldfrapp, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Sparks, The Shins, Grandaddy, Loyle Carner and Bonobo.

Friday 7th April 2017 22:00 With the release of their new album Spirit, Depeche Mode return to the stage for BBC Radio 6 Music Festival, before they embark on a world tour. Depeche Mode, who formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex, have not played at the 2,000-capacity Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow for more than 30 years, when they performed as part of their Some Great Reward tour.

5. Catch-up on the 6 Music Festival Website and BBC iPlayer

From Saturday 25th March until 25th March you'll be able to see video highlights and full sets from a huge range of the performances on and in the iPlayer the 6 Music Festival website and on BBC iPlayer.

You can also find the best photos and a range of special features showcasing the build up to the festival and amazing moments from the weekend.

6. Get the BBC Music app

Personalise what music, video and content you get straight to your phone and tablet (IOS and Android).

Watch sets from your favourite artists.


You can also follow the whole story of the Festival over on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.